Dan Lorenz, DPT, PT, ATC, LAT, CSCS

Director, Sports Medicine

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


“As the director of sports medicine, I’m constantly searching for ways to elevate our approach to care. Top sports medicine programs do three things better than others – education, research and clinical practice. I’m passionate about working on these initiatives.”

Dan Lorenz isn’t only the Director of Sports Medicine at LMH Health OrthoKansas, he’s the only fellowship-trained physical therapist in sports physical therapy in Lawrence and the Kansas City metro.

Previously the owner and Director of Physical Therapy for Specialists in Sports and Orthopedic Rehabilitation (SSOR) in Overland Park, Dan earned a bachelor’s degree in health sciences and a master’s in physical therapy from Grand Valley State University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, Florida.

He also has a wealth of experience in the professional sports world. Dan worked as an athletic training intern for the Chicago White Sox; an assistant athletic trainer and physical therapist for the Kansas City Chiefs; and has served as a rehabilitation consultant for many local sports teams including Sporting Kansas City, Kansas City Chiefs and Mavericks, as well as local colleges including Mid-America Nazarene University and University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was also recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as the 2018 Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Professional of the Year.

“Patients should choose LMH Health OrthoKansas because we have a consistent, proven track record of positive outcomes and results from our approach across the continuum of care. We’re passionate about helping you throughout your journey.”

Philosophy Of Care

“I aim to combine the best available scientific evidence for the patient’s diagnosis with my experience and their individual values and goals. This helps guide and formulate treatment plans for the patient with education about their condition and prognosis.”

Doctor's Contact Information

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Education and Training

Degree Grand Valley State University, Master of Science in Physical Therapy
Medical Degree University of St. Augustine, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Fellowship Duke University, Sports Physical Therapy

Professional Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association

American Society of Shoulder and Elbow Therapists

National Athletic Trainer's Association

National Strength and Conditioning Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

2018 National Strength and Conditioning Association Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Specialist of the Year

  • OrthoKansas
    6265 Rock Chalk Drive
    Suite 1500
    Lawrence, KS 66049
    Phone: Main 785-843-9125